Wednesday, 18 May 2011

Sketch Book Challenge


I have decided to take up another challenge here on my Art blog, it is a monthly one called Sketchbook Challenge.  It started in January, but better late than never, and you decide whether you want to participate on a montly basis, but I feel anything that will encourage and increase your creativity is a good thing. There are a range of artists who will be doing the monthly prompt and each month there will be a prize giveaway.

The theme for May is 'Can't Resist This', there have already been some inspiring contributions.  I will be sharing my contributions over the next couple of weeks.  In the meantime, think about the areas in your life and what you have needed to resist.  It might have been a creative opportunity that you didn't think you were ready for, or a new technique you are trying....whatever it is why not join the challenge and leave your contribution for others to share.

Tuesday, 10 May 2011

Looking back at April


I wrote about my reflections on the A-Z challenge on my other blog Realityarts and thought it would be great to bring some closure on this blog as well (even though it is the second week of May!). My posts here were more art related and gave examples of some of the products, techniques that I had been using and a range of other topics.  It's been great to meet so many creative individuals.  A big thank you goes out Arlee Bird and team for hosting the challenge, and to Elizabeth who gave me a blog award.

Next steps....Looking forward to taking part in more challenges and will be taking part in the Sketch Book Challenge. It started in January and there seems to be a really great gathering of creative souls.  Also working on a few paintings, and some smaller pieces.  Will be revisiting some of the sketches I did in March and doing more work on the images. Are there any challenges that you've decided to sink your teeth in?

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